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1. (Pyrrhula pyrrhula pyrrhula)
2. Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)
3. Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)
4. Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
5. Armenian Gull  (Larus armenicus)
6. Asian Grey Shrike (Lanius lahtora)
7. Audouin's Gull (Larus audouinii)
8. Azure Tit (Cyanistes cyanus)
9. Baraba Steppe Gull (Larus barabensis)
10. Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
11. Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
12. Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)
13. Bewick's Swan (Cygnus bewickii)
14. Bimaculated Lark (Melanocorypha bimaculata)
15. Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus)
16. Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
17. Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
18. Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis)
19. Black Scoter (Melanitta nigra)
20. Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
21. Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)
22. Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)
23. Black-Necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
24. Black-faced Bunting (Ocyris spodocephalus)
25. Black-headed Bunting (Granativora melanocephala)
26. Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)
27. Black-headed Wagtail (Motacilla feldegg)
28. Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
29. Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)
30. Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
31. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
32. Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
33. Blyth's Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum)
34. Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
35. Booted Warbler (Iduna caligata)
36. Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
37. Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)
38. Brown-necked Raven (Corvus ruficollis)
39. Buff-Bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)
40. Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
41. Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)
42. Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)
43. Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
44. Caucasian (Eurasian) Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula rossicowi)
45. Caucasian Grouse (Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi)
46. Caucasian Snowcock (Tetraogallus caucasicus)
47. Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar)
48. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)
49. Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola citreola)
50. Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
51. Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
52. Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
53. Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
54. Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
55. Common Coot (Fulica atra)
56. Common Crane (Grus grus)
57. Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)
58. Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)
59. Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
60. Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
61. Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
62. Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
63. Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
64. Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)
65. Common Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
66. Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
67. Common Raven (Corvus corax)
68. Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
69. Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)
70. Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
71. Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
72. Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
73. Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
74. Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
75. Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)
76. Common Swift (Apus apus)
77. Common Teal (Anas crecca)
78. Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
79. Common Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)
80. Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
81. Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra)
82. Corncrake (Crex crex)
83. Crested Tit (Parus cristatus)
84. Crimson-winged Finch (Rhodopechys sanguinea)
85. Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
86. Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)
87. Daurian Partridge (Perdix dauurica)
88. Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)
89. Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)
90. Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
91. Dunnock (Prunella modularis)
92. Eastern Egret (Casmerodius modestus)
93. Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
94. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (Iduna pallida)
95. Eastern Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis)
96. Eastern Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla tschutschensis)
97. Emperor Goose (Anser canagicus)
98. Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula)
99. Eurasian Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris)
100. Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
101. Eurasian Dotterel (Eudromias morinellus)
102. Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
103. Eurasian Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
104. Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
105. Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
106. Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
107. Eurasian Linnet (Acanthis cannabina)
108. Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
109. Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus)
110. Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium passerinum)
111. Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
112. Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)
113. Eurasian Scops-Owl (Otus scops)
114. Eurasian Siskin (Spinus spinus)
115. Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
116. Eurasian Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)
117. Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus)
118. Eurasian Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
119. Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
120. Eurasian Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)
121. Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
122. European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
123. European Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)
124. European Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
125. European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
126. European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
127. European Serin (Serinus serinus)
128. European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
129. Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)
130. Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)
131. Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)
132. Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
133. Garganey (Anas querquedula)
134. Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
135. Goosander (Mergus merganser)
136. Gray's Warbler (Locustella fasciolata)
137. Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
138. Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
139. Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
140. Great Rosefinch (Carpodacus rubicilla)
141. Great Snipe (Gallinago media)
142. Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
143. Great Tit (Parus major)
144. Great White Egret (Casmerodius albus)
145. Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
146. Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
147. Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
148. Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
149. Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
150. Grey-necked Bunting (Emberiza buchanani)
151. Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)
152. Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)
153. Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
154. Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)
155. Hoary Redpoll (Acanthis hornemanni)
156. Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix)
157. Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
158. House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
159. Hybrid (Yellowhammer x Pine Bunting) (Emberiza (citrinella x leucocephala))
160. Hybrid Bullfinch (Pyrrhula (cineracea x pyrrhula))
161. Hybrid Duck (Aythia (ferina x nyroca))
162. Hybrid Duck (A.crecca x A.platyrhynchos) (Anas (crecca x platyrhynchos))
163. Hybrid Duck (A.platyrhynchos x A.crecca) (Anas (platyrhynchos x crecca))
164. Hybrid Duck (A.platyrhynchos x T.ferruginea) (Anas platyrhynchos x Tadorna ferruginea)
165. Hybrid Duck (T.ferruginea x A.platyrhynchos) (Tadorna ferruginea x Anas platyrhynchos)
166. Hybrid Spotted Eagle (Clanga (pomarina x clanga))
167. Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
168. Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)
169. Indian White-backed Vulture (Gyps bengalensis)
170. Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
171. Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)
172. Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)
173. King Eider (Somateria spectabilis)
174. Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)
175. Lesser Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla (citreola) werae)
176. Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
177. Lesser Spotted Eagle (Clanga pomarina)
178. Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor)
179. Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
180. Levant Sparrowhawk (Accipiter brevipes)
181. Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)
182. Little Bunting (Ocyris pusillus)
183. Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
184. Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
185. Little Gull (Larus minutus)
186. Little Owl (Athene noctua)
187. Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
188. Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
189. Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)
190. Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
191. Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)
192. Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)
193. Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)
194. Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
195. Marsh Tit (Parus palustris)
196. Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
197. Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)
198. Merlin (Falco columbarius)
199. Mew Gull (Larus canus)
200. Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
201. Mongolian Finch (Bucanetes mongolicus)
202. Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)
203. Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
204. Northern Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)
205. Northern Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)
206. Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis)
207. Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)
208. Northern Hazelhen (Tetrastes bonasia)
209. Northern House Martin (Delichon urbica)
210. Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
211. Northern Reed Bunting (Schoeniclus schoeniclus)
212. Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
213. Northern Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
214. Olive-backed Pipit (Anthus hodgsoni)
215. Oriental Cuckoo (Cuculus optatus)
216. Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)
217. Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
218. Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
219. Paddyfield Warbler (Acrocephalus agricola)
220. Pallas's Gull (Larus ichthyaetus)
221. Pallas's Reed Bunting (Schoeniclus pallasi)
222. Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
223. Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
224. Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
225. Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
226. Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator)
227. Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
228. Radde's Warbler (Phylloscopus schwarzi)
229. Razorbill (Alca torda)
230. Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
231. Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
232. Red-Necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
233. Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
234. Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
235. Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina)
236. Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)
237. Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
238. Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
239. Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
240. Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata)
241. Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
242. Red-wattled Lapwing (Lobivanellus indicus)
243. Redwing (Turdus iliacus)
244. Relict Gull (Larus relictus)
245. Rook (Corvus frugilegus)
246. Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
247. Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
248. Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
249. Rustic Bunting (Ocyris rusticus)
250. Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
251. Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)
252. Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
253. Sanderling (Calidris alba)
254. Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
255. Savi's Warbler (Locustella luscinioides)
256. Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
257. Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata)
258. Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
259. Siberian Accentor (Prunella montanella)
260. Siberian Black-backed Gull (Larus heuglini)
261. Siberian Jay (Perisoreus infaustus)
262. Sky Lark (Alauda arvensis)
263. Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)
264. Slender-billed Curlew (Numenius tenuirostris)
265. Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)
266. Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
267. Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens)
268. Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)
269. Sociable Lapwing (Chettusia gregaria)
270. Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)
271. Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri)
272. Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
273. Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
274. Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes)
275. Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri)
276. Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)
277. Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus)
278. Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)
279. Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
280. Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
281. Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
282. Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)
283. Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
284. Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
285. Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
286. Tufted Puffin  (Lunda cirrhata)
287. Turkestan Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)
288. Twite (Acanthis flavirostris)
289. Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)
290. Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca)
291. Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
292. Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
293. Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
294. White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)
295. White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
296. White-Backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos)
297. White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)
298. White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellochettusia leucura)
299. White-winged Snowfinch (Montifringilla nivalis)
300. White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
301. Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
302. Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus)
303. Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
304. Wood Lark (Lullula arborea)
305. Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
306. Wood Warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix)
307. Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
308. Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii)
309. Yellow-breasted Bunting (Ocyris aureolus)
310. Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)
311. Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella)

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7. Yuriy Kodrul (251)
8. Igor Sikorsky (245)
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rare birds records


Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

© Victor Natykanets
2021-05-05
"Tremlya" fishfarm, Petrikov district, Gomel region



Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)

© Maxim Afanasiev
2021-07-17

A rare vagrant in Yakutia. The first record of moulting individuals in the region.


Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2021-07-04

For the first time, the fact of nesting of Eurasian Roller in Mangystau was established. Summer finds of vagrant birds are known, but nesting in Mangyshlak was not confirmed (Korelov, 1970).


European Serin (Serinus serinus)

© Gennady Kolotin
2021-06-30


unidentified birds


2021-07-25

Геннадий Лукин: Мне кажется,что это большой подорлик.

2021-07-25

Александр Кочетков: Молодая Индийская камышевка

more unidentified birds...